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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday endorsed but said he did not steer his administration's decision to halt the over-the-counter sale of an anti-pregnancy drug to girls under 17, saying it was common sense to keep a morning-after...
KTLAWASHINGTON, DC (KTLA) -- The Food and Drug Administration has isolated the exact source of the deadly listeria outbreak in 12 states. The outbreak is blamed for 25 deaths, and 123 illnesses. It was traced to consumption of Rocky Ford cantaloupes grown...
Here's the reaction of the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) to the news that the FDA has pulled approval of Avastin for breast cancer treatment. "The coalition applauds the FDA and Commissioner Margaret Hamburg for the decision to revoke the...
Chicago Tribune Staff WriterA consumer advocacy group's analysis of canned goods has found measurable levels of the chemical additive bisphenol A across a range of foods, including some labeled "BPA-free." Children eating multiple servings of some of the tested food could get doses...
Republican opponents of food safety legislation are already promising a fight over its funding, even before it becomes law. President Barack Obama was scheduled to sign the bill on Tuesday. It allows the Food and Drug Administration to increase...
AP Business WriterThe diabetes pill Avandia has been used by millions of patients and racked up billions in sales in more than a decade on the market. This week the Food and Drug Administration is trying to answer a seemingly simple question: Does it cause heart attacks?...
ProPublicaNatalie Fullerton's parents were thrilled to watch their year-old daughter bounce back from a double-lung transplant. Within months, she was mimicking her sister's ballet poses and gleefully repeating the word "purple." Her father, Leslie, carefully...
Tribune reportersIt's a jungle out there in the grocery aisles, a thicket of products claiming healthy this and nutritious that. Never before have food packages displayed so many health claims in the U.S., according to a recent commentary in the Journal of the American...
Los Angeles TimesThe Food and Drug Administration said Friday that the safety of a controversial chemical found in some baby bottles, children's drinking cups and other food containers merited further study but did not warrant immediate restrictions on its use. The FDA,...
ABC26 NewsLouisiana's politicians are pushing the Food and Drug Administration to do an about-face on its plan to ban raw oysters from the Gulf Coast during the warm months. On Friday, members of Louisiana's congressional delegation spoke out against the...
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